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It's been over a year since I've been here! Things have changed a lot! Here's a new

I'm Brad, 33, he/him (mostly), in the US midwest, working on space science hardware (as far as I can get from the military-industrial complex)

I'm into:
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I'm getting into:
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I want to:
- Live in community with friends
- Fully Automated Luxury Gay Space Communism

I cleaned out the USB port on my phone for the first time ever, and it had the same disgusting satisfaction to it that those internet videos do.

And now the charger cable actually *clicks* in again

submitting a foia request to the fbi for known anarchists in my area so i can find friends with good politics :)

My car has been leaking coolant all over the place. But only when hot! And fast enough that by the time I get where I'm going, there's no coolant left to see leaking.

But I finally caught it! And fixed it! And it was exactly as complicated as expected!

You know what I absolutely love? Seeing things I've given folks in the background of other pictures.

Oh, AJ put that sticker I gave them on their laptop. I see Katt is using her dice bag. Jen is wearing that hat!

If anyone can tell me anything about the Bernina Bernette 134D, I'd appreciate it.

I can't find much info about this thing, even the manual seems unavailable (Although the 34 and 234 are available online).

Apparently they were made between 1997 and 1999. Juki made other Bernette models, but this one doesn't seem to match any I can find, and it seems to have a totally unique needle plate.

I got the serger I pick up for almost no money working /kinda acceptably/. Still needs some dialing in, and some fresh parts, but it's working!

I only had to break and fix and break and fix it like 4 times.

The serger I bought for cheap was in pretty good shape, after taking a closer look! One of the tension plates was a little screwed up, but that was an easy enough fix.

Of course, I got it working well just in time to break one of the needle plates, so I guess I'll be working on fixing that next!

Ahhhh I left my hand knit hat at the restaurant! I hope it's still there tomorrow!

Doctors, mostly + 

I bought a criminally cheap serger on eBay (A Bernina Bernette 134D), and it arrived last night. Seems to be fine mechanically, although it needs new needles, knives, and a good oiling (and smells like cigarette smoke).

Need to pick up some more thread, but hopefully I'll have it this weekend!

It's been over a year since I've been here! Things have changed a lot! Here's a new

I'm Brad, 33, he/him (mostly), in the US midwest, working on space science hardware (as far as I can get from the military-industrial complex)

I'm into:
, , , , , , , ,

I'm getting into:
, , ,

I want to:
- Live in community with friends
- Fully Automated Luxury Gay Space Communism

May we please revive hashtagging interests in #introductions? I feel for the newcomers to the #fediverse who aren't told that only the #hashtagged words and phrases are #searchable, unlike #Twitter.
They'd have instant magic of connection with the trick of hashtagging their interests, like so:
#coffee #OnlyConnect #ACIM
#fountainpens #geocaching
#learnpython #commandline
#CentralEuropeanFood
#ADHD #geocaching #snailmail
#letterwriting #silentmovies #silentfilm #reading #mysteries #linux

I bought my first sweater quantity of yarn! Looking forward to knuckling down on it this winter. I'll probably have a sweater by spring!

meme

top portion: Headline screenshot "Backcountry.com sues anyone who uses its namesake. Is it bullying or just business?"

bottom portion: "They're the same picture" meme from the office. Pam is presented with two pictures, "Bullying" and "Business". Her response is, "They're the same picture."

Dope, they're giving white dudes $100 to pontificate on women in tech

a laptop hard drive is just a macro sd card send toot

An organization that continues to double down on supporting contracts to ICE is not an organization I can support. I have removed all my code (aside from my ACAB License and a note about where the code went) from github
github.com/Zuph

I'll be self-hosting my code from now on at git.cartbeforethe.horse

I encourage others to do the same, whether self-hosting or moving to another service.

Me: If it works, don't fix it.

Me to me: but.... What if,,, didnt work? :)

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